Rosa Parks Transit Center 'transforms' into movie set

Published On: Aug 02 2013 12:49:07 PM EDT
Updated On: Aug 04 2013 11:15:38 AM EDT

Stars and cameras are filling part of downtown Detroit as movie-makers shoot the film "Transformers 4" take over the Rosa Parks Transit Center to film.

DETROIT -

Stars and cameras are filling part of downtown Detroit Sunday.

The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) has announced the closure of the Rosa Parks Transit Center (RPTC) for one day beginning Sun., Aug. 4 at 5 a.m. to Mon., Aug 5 at 4 a.m., as Paramount Pictures films segments of "Transformers 4" from the facility.

During this time, the facility will be unavailable to bus-riding customers, bus operators, vehicles, and staff.

Schedule adjustments below :
STREET CLOSURES:
· Park between Elizabeth and Woodward
· Bagley between Park and Grand River
· Clifford between Griswold and Adams
· Washington Blvd. between Park and State
· Times Square between Clifford and Cass
· Grand River between Bagley and Cass

EASTBOUND/WESTBOUND ROUTES:
· Eastbound routes: Upon arrival, staged on Cass Ave., between Fort St. and Michigan Ave.
· Westbound routes: Staged on Bagley between Third St. and Cass Ave.

DETOURS:
· Route #7 - Cadillac-Harper
Inbound: Travel westbound on Congress to northbound on Washington Blvd. to westbound on Fort Street to northbound on Cass to layover between Fort and Michigan Ave.
Outbound: Travel eastbound on Michigan, southbound on Woodward

# 10 Chene & # 48 Van Dyke
Inbound: Travel westbound on Fort Street to northbound on Cass to layover between Fort and Michigan Avenue
Outbound: Travel eastbound on Michigan, southbound on Washington Blvd.

· # 16 Dexter -Sunday, # 18 Fenkell, # 23 Hamilton
Inbound: Travel westbound on Michigan to northbound on Third Street to eastbound on Bagley to layover between Third and Cass.
Outbound: Travel northbound on Cass to eastbound on northbound Fisher Service Dr. to northbound on Woodward to westbound on southbound Fisher Service Dr.

· # 21 Grand River
Inbound: Travel southbound on Cass to westbound on Michigan to northbound on Third to eastbound on Bagley to layover between Third and Cass
Outbound: Travel northbound on Cass to westbound on Grand River

· # 25 Jefferson - Fort
Eastbound: Travel eastbound on Michigan to southbound on Woodward
Westbound: Travel westbound on Jefferson to northbound on Washington Blvd. to westbound on Michigan to northbound on Third to eastbound on Bagley to southbound on Cass to westbound on Fort

· # 27 Joy Road & # 49 Vernor
Inbound: Travel westbound on Michigan to northbound on Third to eastbound on Bagley to layover between Third and Cass
Outbound: Travel southbound on Cass to westbound on W. Lafayette to regular service

· # 29 Linwood
Inbound: Travel westbound on Michigan to northbound on Third to eastbound on Bagley to layover between Third and Cass
Outbound: Travel southbound on Cass to westbound on Fort to regular service

· # 31 Mack
Inbound: Via regular service to continue south on Woodward to westbound on Fort to northbound on Cass to layover between Fort and Michigan Ave.
Outbound: Via eastbound on Michigan to southbound on Washington Blvd. to eastbound on Larned to northbound on Woodward to regular service

· # 34 Gratiot - 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Inbound: Via regular service to continue west on Michigan to regular service
Outbound: Via regular service to continue east on Michigan to regular service

# 37 Michigan
Inbound: Travel regular service to northbound on Third to eastbound on Bagley to layover between Third and Cass
Outbound: Travel southbound on Cass to west bound on Michigan to regular service

· # 53 Woodward -Sunday
Inbound: Via regular service to continue south on Woodward to west on Fort Street to north on Cass to layover between Fort and Michigan Ave.
Outbound: Continue north on Cass to east on northbound Fisher Service Drive to north on Woodward to regular service

This event will be under the supervision of the Detroit Police Department Tactical Operations Division. All current detours will remain in effect. DDOT's road supervisors and transit ambassadors will be available to assist passengers with their travels.

DDOT will assist in any manner possible. Please call the DDOT Customer Service Office at (313) 933-1300 or refer to our Web site at for more information.

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